Bonifay Southern Gospel Sing is this Saturday (GALLERY)

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Gospel group The Nelons are among several groups participating in the Bonifay Southern Gospel Sing July 5 in Bonifay.

Special to the News Bulletin
Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 11:14 AM.

BONIFAY—The Bonifay Southern Gospel Sing starts at 5 p.m. July 5 at the Holmes County High School,  825 West U.S. Highway 90. Doors open at 4 p.m. Concessions will be available.

See the gallery of artists performing at the event>>

Tickets cost $15 in advance and $18 at the door for adults. Tickets for people ages 6 – 12 cost $5 in advance and $8 at the door, and ages 5 and younger free. Group discounts are available.

For more information, or to purchase or reserve tickets, call 850-547-1356, email, or on the Facebook pages for fourcalvary or Bonifay Southern Gospel Sing.

There will be limited floor seating. Stadium seats are allowed in the bleacher section. Handicap-accessible seating is also available.

Bonifay is known for the “Biggest All Night Sing in the World.” Dating back to the early 1950s with promoter J.G. Whitfield, the sing has a long of history of success and popularity over its 62 years. During its most popular run in the 1970s and 80s, the sing would draw as many as 14,000 – 15,000 fans. 

Southern gospel artists that have been on the Bonifay platform include The Happy Goodmans, Rex Nelon, George Younce, Glenn Payne, Jim Hamill, Anthony Burger, JD Sumner, and more.

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